Drillers lose third in a row
BY BARRY LEWIS World Sports Writer
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Eric Duncan had a homer and four RBIs to lead the Northwest Arkansas Naturals past the Tulsa Drillers 6-2 on Wednesday at ONEOK Field.
Ryan Dennick (1-1) pitched five shutout innings to gain his first Double-A win. Dan Houston (4-4) was the losing pitcher as he allowed three runs in 6 2/3 innings. Kiel Roling had a two-run homer for the Drillers.
Northwest Arkansas (22-17) has won three in a row over the Drillers (24-15) and cut Tulsa's lead in the Texas League's North Division to two games.
A sellout crowd of 8,545 attended the game that started at 11:05 a.m.